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August 14, 2010 Dinner

Farm to Fork dinner at the Carolina Inn, featuring local produce from Eastern Carolina Organics

Reception
Cane Creek Farm prosciutto wrapped watermelon; Mini BLTs with heirloom tomatoes & homemade bacon; Picked NC shrimp with green tomato cocktail sauce; Fried okra with Pimento cheese.
Jeremy Blankenship, Chef de Cuisine

First Course
Roasted red pepper Gazpacho with black garlic slivers and a sorbet trio of watermelon, green tomato & basil.
Jeff Gompers, Executive Sous Chef

Second Course
Warm goat cheese & new potato tartlet with heirloom tomato, fennel confit, crispy squash blossom with sweet basil dressing.
Chef Todd Dumke, E.C.O

Entree
Grilled Cane Creek Farms beef strip loin; eggplant caponata; fingerling potatoes; green beans; chard, orange pepper broth & red beet syrup. (secret ingredient: bacon fat)
Jimmy Reale, Executive Chef

Dessert
Vanilla Panna Cotta with summer berry compote and blueberries.
Suzanne Menius, Pastry Chef

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August 7, 2010 Dinner

Apache BLT: chili and brown sugar cured bacon, avocado, pico de gallo, arugula, chipotle aioli on toasted foccacia bread with cumin sweet potato fries.  Geronimo, New Haven, CT

August 4, 2010 Dinner

Turkey burger with bacon adn tater tots.  Fat Annies Truck Stop, NYC

July 19, 2010 Dinner

Veggie BLTC: tomato, basil, greens, mozzarella, bacon, and balsamic vinaigrette with basil pesto dip and garlic fries.  City Beverage, Durham

June 5, 2010 Dinner

Bison burger with Monterey jack, bacon and jalapeno.  Ted’s Montana Grill, Durham

May 7, 2010 Dinner

Roasted eye of round; sauteed collards and baby bok choy with sesame oil and garlic; roasted rosemary white potatoes with bacon drippings.  Chef Toni

February 11, 2010 Dinner

Turkey Bacon Melt panini, Whole Foods, Raleigh